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  • Perhaps I have given him credit for more earnestness than is apparent; but it is certain, that that which alone we can call Persius, which is forever independent and consistent, was in earnest, and so sanctions the sober consideration of all.

    A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

  • "Do not let us suppose," says Captain Persius – the most honest of German naval critics, in a recent article – "that we have shaken the seapower of England.

    England's Effort: Letters to an American Friend

  • The Committee had information that the British frigate "Persius," of 32 guns was cruising singly on the coast of South Carolina.

    The Story of Commodore John Barry

  • Non-Jewish sources from the Second Temple period through the rabbinic period regard circumcision as the most prominent marker of Jewish difference (Horace, Persius, Suetonius, Tacitus, Histories 5.5.1 – 2; Theodosian Code, on the nota judaica; Cohen, 39 – 42), as much as the Jewish sources ranging from the author of I Macc. to Josephus, Philo and Paul.

    Gender Identity In Halakhic Discourse.

  • Her recent translation of Juvenal and Persius for the Loeb Classical Library is very good, and I'm dying to see her new edition of Seneca's De clementia OUP, 2008.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • The pencil of Correggio is easy, the style of Quinault is much more easy than that of Despréaux, and the style of Ovid surpasses in facility that of Persius.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • I believe it precisely as I believe that Persius was the founder of the kingdom of Persia and Niger of Nigritia.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • It is clear that the Jews at Rome celebrated a festival in honor of him, in the reign of Nero, as appears from the lines of Persius:

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Persina, that Ethiopian queen in Heliodorus, by seeing the picture of Persius and Andromeda, instead of a blackamoor, was brought to bed of a fair white child.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • King Persius overcome sent a letter to [2309] Paulus Aemilius, the

    Anatomy of Melancholy

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